Why do so many people struggle more during the holidays? Loneliness, depression, family arguments, increased temptations, you name it—this time of year can be downright tough. But half the challenge around the holidays has less to do with our circumstances and more to do with our expectations. Expectations are TNT to holiday peace and joy. […]
Conversation can be like tennis. But sometimes we need it to be more like digging a well.
Confession can be risky. But God doesn’t want to shame us. He wants restored relationship with us and between us.
It’s been over a decade since porn was a regular part of my visual and mental diet. I’m one of many who have found that life is simply better without porn. Here are three reasons why: 1. A free conscience. Those who indulge in porn know the stress of looking over their shoulder to make […]
Not all of us carry a business card in a wallet or wear a nametag on our shirt. But every one of us carries one or more titles that shape our lives. Some are clearly negative: Failure, Ugly, Coward, Fag, Unwanted, Unloved. Others may sound pretty good: College Grad, Pastor, Leader, Successful, Sexy. Whatever the […]
Think back over your life in the past three months. What were your most meaningful moments? With the possible exception of a Skype or Face Time call with a far-away loved one, I’m guessing those moments weren’t in front of a screen. And yet, as Americans we’re spending more and more time plugged into electronic […]